Andy Murray overcame the wind, the U.S. Open defending champion and the weight of three-quarters of a century of tennis history to capture his first Grand Slam title and a golden opportunity as an endorser.
Novak Djokovic will seek to avoid his first U.S. Open loss against a lower-seeded opponent as he returns to the court less than 24 hours after his men’s semifinal against David Ferrer was halted by severe storms.
Kuba Kowalski’s 3.8 grade-point average as a Fordham University finance major has earned him inroads on Wall Street. Most of his recent lessons have come from Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Agnieszka Radwanska.
Top-seeded Roger Federer was knocked out of the U.S. Open by Tomas Berdych, ending a summer run that included a Wimbledon title, an Olympic silver medal and a return to the No. 1 world ranking in tennis.
Five-time champion and top seed Roger Federer of Switzerland was knocked out of the U.S. Open in the quarterfinals tonight by sixth seed Tomas Berdych, who will play No. 3 Andy Murray for a place in the final.